Tag Archive: Upgrading

Upgrading Apple fitness apps: What’s missing and what are the alternatives?

Apple’s fitness apps are surprisingly limited given that is a core selling point of Apple Watch. Even basic features like mapping runs and challenging friends are currently missing. And from what we’ve seen so far, watchOS 2 won’t address these… Read more ›

First look: Why you’ll love upgrading to iOS 8

After months of waiting, iOS 8 has finally been released for everyone to download and enjoy. The next generation for Apple’s mobile operating system brings plenty of new features. With an upgraded camera app, a new and intuitive health app… Read more ›

Nearly half of UK BlackBerry owners dream of upgrading to… iPhone 4

Although BlackBerry hasn’t been a serious competitor to the iPhone in years, the UK phone trade-in website “Cash for phones comparison” has published some pretty damning statistics, showing just how massive the gulf is between the two “competitors.” Only 8… Read more ›

Resolving iTunes Error 17 When Upgrading or Restoring iOS Devices

If you’re attempting to upgrade or restore an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV by way of iTunes and you encounter an Error 17 alert, you’re probably experiencing an issue with the computer connecting to Apple’s servers. This can be caused by a variety of things and users may see it either when trying … Read More

Americans Spent More Than $5 Billion Upgrading Their iPhones In 2013

Americans reportedly spend more than $ 5 billion upgrading their iPhones — or switching to Apple from a competing brand — each year. An article by the Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch claims that, “Apple accounts for 41% of the U.S.… Read more ›     

Prepare for iOS 7 the Right Way: What To Do Before Upgrading an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to iOS 7

iOS 7 is set for public release on the 18th, making now a good time to start preparing for the major iOS update on any iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. But before jumping ahead with the 7.0 upgrade, you should check on compatibility and do some simple cleanup and backups with your iOS devices… so here are seven steps to prepare for iOS 7 the right way.

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Upgrading RAM On The New 27-inch iMac Is Easy, Here’s How

The new iMacs are lovely, but the smaller units are hard as hell to get into if you want to make some upgrades of your own. The recent iFixit teardown of the 21.5-inch iMac revealed that you’ll have to unglue your display if you want to swap out your harddrive or add more RAM, even though it’s a piece of cake on the bigger 27-inch iMacs.

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Fix Fan Noise & Overheating After Upgrading to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion with SMC Reset

Fix fan noise and overheating with Mac OS X Lion A fair amount of users are reporting that upgrading to Mac OS X Lion has caused their Macs to run hotter in general and their fans to constantly engage, creating excessive and unusual fan noise. For users who have just performed an upgrade from 10.6, this is usually because of Spotlight and the mdworker & mds process combination, which irons itself out  [Read More…]

Some Users Reporting Poor Battery Life After Upgrading to iOS 4.3

Click the image to open in full size. Some users are experiencing extremely poor battery life after upgrading their iDevices to iOS 4.3. This update is brings with it a host of new features and enhancements to existing ones, but unfortunately battery life seems to have taken a drastic hit in the process. Some users are seeing their battery life drop as much as 20% after installing the update. iOS 4.3 includes such new features  [Read More…]

iPhone Jailbreakers And Unlockers Should Avoid Upgrading To iOS 4.3

We reported yesterday that iOS 4.3 GM has already been jailbroken using PwnageTool 4.2, unofficial custom bundles, Universal Ramdisk Fixes and tetheredboot utility. BigBoss has just warned users who want to jailbreak and unlock their iPhone to avoid upgrading to iOS 4.3 until the official jailbreaking tools are released.   BigBoss warns: As always, I give my standard warning not to update and wait for the jailbreak release. This time, I am  [Read More…]